Paradise Lost: The Neoclassic Style

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First of all, the Rococo style was born in France and reflected the tastes of European autocracy. Its key features were ornamental delicacy, intimacy, and playful elegance. While on the other hand, the Neoclassic style was free of frivolous ornamentation. It states, “its interior consisted of clean and rectilinear walls, soberly accented with engaged columns..” (Fiero, 188). The Rococo style was more of decoration and ornamentation. They were opposite of each other. It went from Rococo to Neoclassical style.
The reason Americans embraced Neoclassic style was for a specific reason. For example, according to, it states, “The Americans became quickly obsessed with Neoclassicism, both before and after their revolution, and it became a symbol of the American nation” (American Neoclassical Architecture). Another one of the reason is that “One of the most important American architects to first embrace this style as a link between the American ideas of republican government and the legacy of ancient Rome was Thomas Jefferson” (American Neoclassical Architecture). This is the reason that Americans loved the Neoclassic style rather than the Rococo.
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His greatest work of poetry was Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. The Paradise lost was a comic version of Heaven, Hell, and Paradise. For example, it states, “Considered the greatest of modern epics, Paradise lost is impressive in its vast intellectual sweep, its wide-ranging allusions to history and literature, and its effort to embrace matters of time, space, and causality” (Fiero, 100). He is very important because these two pieces of literature are still studied today and have a great meaning to them. Thus Milton was not only important in the Western world, but also is important today because his works get studied. His two greatest poems are considered his greatest contributions to the humanistic

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